The Quest for Longitude

By ANDREWES, William J.H., 1996 

The Quest for Longitude The Proceedings of the Longitude Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, November 4–6, 1993

Reference Books
  • Author: ANDREWES, William J.H.
  • Publication place: China
  • Publisher: Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
  • Publication date: 1996.
  • Physical description: Hardcover, 237 pages.
  • Inventory reference: 2038


The history of finding longitude at sea, from about 1500 to 1790 with the development of John Harrison’s marine chronometer.